Weekly Feature

2017-05-18 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 18

M&T Free Farmstead Thursdays — Visitors will have access to family-friendly educational programming, demonstrations by costumed historic interpreters, guided tours of the historic village and farmstead, and 20,000 square feet of curated exhibit space, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst; Free. 689-1440, www.bnhv.org

Sensory Story Time — This is a special story time designed for children with sensory issues or who are on the autism spectrum, and offers a small-group atmosphere with songs, stories and activities that will help children feel comfortable joining in every week. Children up to age 12 are welcome. Program is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore; Free. Space is limited - registration is required. 873-2842

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 18, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375

After-School Escape — Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different fun hour-long outdoor activity each week, for children in grades K through 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

sat. 20

Woods Walk: Nature Guide’s Choice — Join a guided nature walk through the woods, 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Wegmans Family Days — The entire family will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584,

www.buffalogardens.com

mon. 22

Budding Naturalists Early Childhood Series — Nurture your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity for nature while encouraging physical, cognitive and social development at the Reggio-Emilia inspired, drop-off program for ages 3-5, 9-11:30 a.m. Monday, May 22, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

tues. 23

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Ukulele for Kids — Kids ages 7-12 can learn to play the ukulele, 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Ukuleles are provided and no experience is necessary to join; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

wed. 24

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375

thurs. 25

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Toddler Time — Stories, songs,

movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375

After-School Escape — Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different fun hour-long outdoor activity each week, for children in grades K through 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

ongoing: now-June 2

Hydrangea Display — Take in the dazzling sight of giant floral displays bursting with the colors of spring, through Friday, June 2, at the Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture, 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario. www.niagaraparks.com

now-June 11

Wild Ontario Exhibit — Now through Sunday, June 11, at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, 2565 Niagara Parkway, on the grounds of the Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture. www.niagaraparks.com

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